Senior Attorney

Grace Yang, Senior Attorney


Grace focuses on international business and China law and she is our lead attorney on China labor and employment law. Grace is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and Washington.

Grace received her bachelor’s degree from Peking University School of Law (“Beida”) and her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law. During law school, Grace won “Best Written Contract” in the University of Washington Contract Drafting & Negotiation Competition and the Pro Bono Student of the Year Award for her involvement in several community-based volunteer legal service projects.

Grace is a native Beijinger who has studied and lived in the United States for many years. She is fluent in English and in Mandarin Chinese, and works out of both our Beijing and Seattle offices. Grace’s international background gives her a deep understanding of both American and Chinese cultures and legal systems.

In her spare time, Grace enjoys Western painting, Chinese traditional arts such as calligraphy and brush painting, traveling, and spending time with her family.

More About Grace


Washington State Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Asian Bar Association of Washington

Published Articles

Work published frequently on China Film Insider and Conventus Law.

Media Appearances

China: Foreign Companies Hit With Much Higher Disability Payments,” Bloomberg BNA, February 10, 2017.

China: New Labor Laws Seek to Pressure Chinese Employers,” Bloomberg BNA, February 6, 2017.

China: Despite Landmark Ruling, LGBT Rights Lacking in China’s Workplaces,” Bloomberg BNA, January 19, 2017.

China: Students Get Grim Lesson in Factory Work,” Bloomberg BNA, December 14, 2016.

Long Hours, Low Wages Alleged at Ivanka Trump Shoe Factory,” Racked, October 12, 2016.

China: Better Accident Contingency Plans Required of Employers,” Bloomberg BNA, August 8, 2016.

China: Companies Must Shed ‘Dispatch Workers,’Bloomberg BNA, April 6, 2016.

Practice Areas


  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 2011)
  • Peking University (B.A., 2008)
  • Yale University Summer Program (International Study, 2007)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Washington
  • New York


  • English (Fluent)
  • Mandarin Chinese (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Basic)